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::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
::: knoll - little round hill; hillock
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on